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Supportive Care for Lung Cancer Survivors

by Christie Pratt-Pozo, MA, DHSC

Advances in early detection and the development of new treatment options have increased survival rates for people with lung cancer over the last decade. However, many of these improvements are associated with long-term side effects. Advances in sup­portive care have changed the cancer experience for many people. Sup­portive care is a valuable part of the success of treat­ment and helps to provide positive outcomes.

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Integrative Oncology

by Shelly Latte-Naor, MD, and Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE

Claire was diagnosed with breast cancer while in her early 50s. In the months following her diag­nosis, she underwent surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. While bat­tling the physical, psychological, and social side effects of her treatment, she diligently followed her doctor’s instruc­tions and her nurse’s advice. She asked questions at every appointment and stayed informed through various online patient resources. However, during the course of her treatment and in the months that followed, she found herself increas­ingly faced with questions that did not seem to have easy answers.

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A New Approach to Managing
Cancer-Related Pain

by Tanya J. Uritsky, PharmD

Pain medications have gotten a lot of press over the past couple of years. It seems a new story about the dangers of pain medications is re­ported almost daily – from concerns about misuse, to overdose, to drug-drug interactions and overall safety. In light of recent news coverage, let’s review the basic principles of managing cancer-related pain as we sort through some of the new information that is out there.

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Diagnosis: Lung Cancer

A diagnosis of lung cancer can leave you and your loved ones feeling uncertain, anxious, and overwhelmed. You have important treatment decisions to make, emotional concerns to manage, and insurance and financial paperwork to organize, among other practical concerns. Here are four keys to help you manage the disease and maximize your quality of life.

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Polycythemia Vera

Polycythemia vera, or PV, is one of a group of progressive blood cancers called myelo­proliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. This group also includes essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis. MPNs can affect anyone at any time, and there is no known cure.

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Living Well with a Diagnosis of MPN

The journey through a diagnosis of a myeloproliferative neoplasm is different for each person, and there is no road map that will work for everyone. Different people need different things. Whether you are the person diagnosed with an MPN or a caregiver, we hope these ten tips that have been shared by others living with MPN will help you along the way.

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Hope for the Future

by Leslie Ayensu Appiah, MD

Once you are cleared to attempt conception after cancer treatment, there is no additional risk of birth defects or miscarriages. Equally important, pregnancy does not adversely affect overall survival.

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Your Guide to Bladder Cancer Treatment

Different types of treatment are available for people with blad­der cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in clinical trials. There are four types of standard treatment for bladder cancer.

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